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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements


Wednesday, September 19, 2018

JV results

The Bishop Brady JV boys’ soccer team defeated Berlin on the road, 6-2. Jack Wolfram scored three goals, Logan Hannigan scored two and Evan Haas netted one. The Giants were supported by a great defense and overall team effort.

■The Hopkinton JV Field Hockey defeated Gilford, 3-0. Meggie Haley scored the first goal with an assist from Abby Condon. Emma Hall scored the second goal and Abby Condon scored the third with an assist from Madeleine Maughan.

Middle school results

The Bow Memorial School boys’ soccer team beat Weare, 4-2. Wesley Michaelis had a goal and an assist while Carter Aubrey, Evan Cook and Anthony Ray netted the other goals. Eli Berrigan and Andre Fuchs had assists. Patrick Wachsmuth was outstanding on defense.

■The Rundlett field hockey “A” team defeated Dover, 7-0. Brynn Reed had the first goal of the game assisted by Grace Smith. Hannah Rote had her first goal of the season assisted by Margaret Sheehan. Camille Armaganian scored two goals and had two assists while Laura Yap, Sheehan and Sophia Branch each had a goal. Lulu Leppard had two assists.

■The Rundlett field hockey “B” team defeated Dover, 5-0. Aidah Smalley scored three goals, Allison Player had two goals and Maria Ruelas added one. Sofia Leone had an assist. Goaltender Azaylia Clifton and the rest of the defense helped Rundlett earn its second shutout of the season.

■The Merrimack Valley field hockey team lost to a skilled and well-coached Bow team. Grace Thompson’s hustled and Martina Pike consistently challenged offensive pressure.

Golf results

The team of JoAnn Feldman, Sue Perry and Carolyn Richmond tied for first place with Cecie Hartigan, Jan Monahan and Lauren Plumb at Concord Country Club’s Lonesome Dove Tournament. Both teams finished with a final score of 157. Andy Jalbert, Kathi Jordan and Mary Hogan tied for second place with Laura Turner, Cheryl Murphy and Sue Edy with 163.

■New London’s Paul Lazdowski finished first and Henniker’s Jack Martin finished third in a Valley Seniors Tournament event at Eastman Golf Links in Grantham. Lazdowski and Martin also won their respective age groups, while Contoocook’s Larry Collins finished second to Martin.

Colby-Sawyer results

The Colby-Sawyer women’s soccer team defeated Norwich, 3-1. Maddie Chamard and Amanda Martin scored for the Chargers, who also benefitted from an own goal. Colby-Sawyer outshot Norwich, 24-7, and improved to 3-3 overall and 3-1 in the GNAC with the victory.

■Hopkinton’s Sierra Schuster assisted on Colby-Sawyer’s only goal in a 3-1 loss to Castleton. Schuster fed teammate Marissa Nance, who scored to tie the game, 1-1, in the 22nd minute. Colby-Sawyer dropped to 4-3 overall.

Plymouth State results

Concord’s Maria Wimpey, a freshman on the Plymouth State women’s volleyball team, served well and had a key ace in the second set, but the Panthers lost to undefeated Amherst College, 3-0. Plymouth fell to 7-6 overall.

■Jess Distler made eight saves, but it wasn’t enough to prevent the PSU field hockey team from falling to Fitchburg State, 1-0. The Panthers are 2-3 overall and 2-1 in the LEC.

SNHU result

Loudon’s Cassidy Huckins scored a pair of second-half goals, but the Southern New Hampshire University field hockey team lost to Bentley, 3-2. SNHU dropped to 1-3 with the loss.

Proctor Academy result

The Proctor varsity girls’ soccer team defeated Hebron, 4-0. Andover’s Brynne Makechnie, Hopkinton’s Maura Zankel and Concord’s Natalie Daniels scored goals for Proctor.

Tilton School results

Pat Guinee and Amanda Crowley won the boys’ and girls’ races, respectively, in a cross country meet at Holdnerness.

■The Tilton varsity boys’ soccer team defeated Winchendon School, 5-4. Matt Levesque scored twice for Tilton.

■The Tilton JV boys’ soccer team tied Winchendon, 1-1.

Coaches needed

New Hampshire Comets softball organization is looking for coaches for its 10U and 12U softball teams. The New Hampshire Comets are an independent softball organization, based in Concord, whose primary purpose is to provide a supportive environment for female athletes to improve their softball skills and participate in quality tournament play. Contact Bob Palisi (231-1446) or Chris Kelley (759-8894).

Events

Public ice skating at the Douglas N. Everett Arena in Concord will continue for the season through March 12. Skating hours will be 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mondays through Fridays, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays (starting Oct. 13) and 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Sundays. Admission is $5 (kids under age three are free) and skate rentals are available if needed for an additional $5. Cash or check accepted. Adult stick practice (ages 14 and up) will also be returning for the season through March 11. Practice hours will be Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10-11:20 a.m. Additional hours are available Monday through Thursday from 3:30-4:45 p.m. until Nov. 21. Admission is $10 (goalies have free entry). Helmet and gloves are required and full equipment is recommended. Youth stick practice (ages 13 and under) will be starting on Friday and continue through Nov. 23. Practice hours will be from 3:30-4:45 p.m. on Friday afternoons. Admission is $10 (goalies have free entry). Full equipment is required.

19th Annual Bishop Brady Golf Classic will be on Friday at Beaver Meadow Golf Course to benefit Bishop Brady’s Tuition Assistance Fund. Sign up at bishopbrady.edu. Contact Paula Scrivens at pscrivens@bishopbrady.edu for more information.

Southern New Hampshire University Junior Tennis Extravaganza will be on Saturday at the SNHU tennis courts for players ages 7-18. Watch the SNHU women’s team play a match at 11 a.m., followed by campus tours starting at noon. From 2-4 p.m. there will be on-court hitting and instruction from the SNHU tennis teams. This event is a great opportunity to talk to college coaches. Extravaganza will have games, prizes and food. Call Rebecca Killinger at 229-2046 if you are interested in attending.

Par for Hooves Golf Scramble to Benefit Live and Let Live Farms will be held on Tuesday at Pembroke Pines Country Club. The fee is $500 per foursome. For additional ways to sponsor and more information, contact Chris Robinson at cperci33@gmail.com or 340-1479.

Frank Monahan Foundation Golf Classic will be held on Tuesday at Beaver Meadow Golf Course to help raise money for the children of our communities. Registration is $125 per golfer or $500 per foursome. For more information, please visit frankmonahanfoundation.org.

Franklin High School hosting New Hampshire Tackles Hunger Day on Sept. 29. Collections of non-perishable food items and cash donations will be accepted at the gates for all games that day at Franklin High School and free admission will be given to those who donate at least two non-perishable food items. All proceeds will go to the Twin Rivers Interfaith Food Pantry in Franklin.

NHTI Sports Management Club’s sports management conference will be held at NHTI on Oct. 5 beginning at 8:30 a.m. The event will include keynote speaker Michael McCann, who serves as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor of Law and Director of the Sports and Entertainment Law Institute at UNH Law. The event will also feature Monitor sports editor Tim O’Sullivan, Waterville Valley’s Rene Schwartz, Gunstock’s Patrick McGonagle, founder of Millennium Running, John Mortimer and many more. The conference is intended for athletic and sports-minded professionals from every level. Student registrations before Sept. 20 cost $10 per person or $30 for a group. After Sept. 20, the cost is $15 per person and $40 for a group of four. Professional registration before Sept. 20 costs $35 per person and $80 for a group of four. Professional registration after Sept. 20 costs $40 per person and $100 for a group of four. For more information, contact Brianna Connolly at 674-4579 or briannaconn@comcast.net. You can also contact Paul Hogan at 230-4041 or phogan@ccsnh.edu.

28th annual Hopkinton New Hampshire Lions Club 5K Road Race and 2.5 Fitness Walk will be on Oct. 6. Race begins at 11 a.m. and the fitness walk will start at 11:05 a.m. The course starts and ends at Slusser Senior Center in Contoocook. Proceeds will benefit the Lions’ Sight and Hearing Programs. Cost on the day of the race is $15 for runners and $10 for walkers. If registered by Oct. 4, cost is $12 for runners and $8 for walkers. Visit hopkintonnhlions.com or contact Ted Story at 746-4347.

Friends of New England College Hockey Golf Outing is Oct. 13 at Beaver Meadow Golf Course in Concord. Registration at 11 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at noon. Cost is $125 per person, which includes 18 holes, cart, BBQ, awards and a NEC keepsake. Cost without golf is $25. For sponsorship opportunities or to register as a foursome or individual contact John Lineberry at pilgrimhockeyfriends@gmail.com.

Camps/Clinics/Lessons

NH Comets softball clinics will be held during the month of September. The clinics are open to girls ages 7 and up and there is no cost to participate. These clinics will be held at Sanel Park in Concord from 5:45-7:30 p.m. on Thursday and Sept. 27. Contact Chad Duford at 848-8428 with questions.

NHTI basketball coaching clinic will be on Oct. 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at NHTI. The annual coaching clinic will offer topics and resources for coaches at all levels and will also include live demonstrations simulating drills with lecturers. Door prizes and a light breakfast and lunch are part of the clinic registration free. This year’s clinic will feature many of the state’s top basketball coaches and will be instructed by Jen Fithian (NHTI), Alex Tyrel (Vermont Technical College), Andrew Novick (Plymouth State), Dennis Ordway (NHIAABO), Ryan Cain (Keene State) and Jason Harris (UMass-Boston). The cost of the clinic is $60 per person or $100 for coaching staff of three or more. It is also limited to the first 80 people to sign up. For more information, contact NHTI athletic director Paul Hogan at phogan@ccsnh.edu or call 230-4041.

Seacoast Express United will be offering six-week winter indoor soccer clinics beginning on Oct. 25. Two separate classes will be offered: a six-week Finishing Clinic and a six-week Goalkeeper Clinic. The last class will be on Dec. 6 and Friday and run through Nov. 23. Clinics for advanced sixth-graders through ninth-graders will be Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and clinics for third-graders through inexperienced sixth-graders will be on Fridays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Cost is $20 cash at the door ($25 check) or $175 for all 10 weeks. No pre-registration is required and walk-ins are welcome. Cost is $15 for Cap City Fall League Players. Email capcitybasketball@gmail.com with questions.

FieldHouse Sports Indoor Facility fall indoor soccer leagues are accepting registrations. Twelve-week youth leagues (ages 5-18) begin the week of Oct. 29. Register online at fieldhousesports.com, call 226-4646 or stop in at 12 Tallwood Drive in Bow.

Tri Town Ice Arena Learn to Play Hockey Mite Development and House League programs for ages 4-15 are accepting registrations. Call 485-1100 to enroll or email jeremyvega3@yahoo.com.

Players needed

New England Wolves 18U, 16U split-season and U14 hockey teams are in search of a few more players for the upcoming fall season. The 18U and 16U teams are open to experienced skaters in birth years 2000-03. The U14 team is open to experienced skaters born in 2004 or 2005. The Wolves are members of the New England Premier Hockey League and play out of the Plymouth State Ice Arena and Merrill Fay Arena in Laconia. For more information, contact general manager Andrew Trimble at scoringconcepts@gmail.com or visit the Wolves website at ne-wolveshockey.com or at AmericanHockeyInstitute.com.